09 January 2015

Utrecht University, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (UU), The Netherlands
Summer School 2015 'Human Rights and Gender'
13 - 24 July 2015
Deadline for application: 19 June 2015

Have you ever wanted to know about human rights and gender? This intensive, two-week course focuses first on the theory and practice of international human rights law, more generally, and then delves into legal gender issues, more specifically, by examining, in a broad sense, gay, trans, intersex and cis perspectives. Building upon international human rights law as a basis, the course cuts across topical issues in legal disciplines such as international humanitarian law, international criminal law and refugee law. Participants will strengthen their skills to critically assess law and its (im)possibilities, while exploring current developments in the field.
Target group
The course is designed for students and professionals with an interest in international human rights law and gender studies.

Course aim
The aim of the course is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of international human rights law and to explore how human rights law affects gender-related issues.

Study load
6 hours teaching during 8 days
2 hours reading per day
Marks on the basis of paper of an exam and/or paper(s) about 2500 words

3.0 ECTS credits + Certificate of Attendance

Course fee
• € 1300: Course + course materials + housing
• € 960: Course + course materials

Advanced bachelor level

All information about the course can be found here.

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